# Frequent question: How do you play a horn bet?

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## Can you place a horn bet on the come out roll?

Hard Ways are active on the Come Out roll unless called “off” by the player. Horn Bet: Here you bet on a combination of four numbers: 2, 3, 11 and 12 (Horn). If any of these numbers are rolled, you win; if any other number is rolled, you lose. … If 2, 3, 11 or 12 rolls, you win, if any other number is rolled, you lose.

## What does 11 mean in craps?

If the come-out roll is 7 or 11, the bet wins. If the come-out roll is 2, 3 or 12, the bet loses (known as “crapping out”). If the roll is any other value, it establishes a point.

## Is a horn bet a good bet?

This bet is good for only one roll. … A Horn or craps-11 bet, as it is typically called, is a one-roll wager that on the next roll of the dice their sum will be 2, 3, 11 or 12. If they total anything different (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10), you lose. If 3 or 11 appears, you are paid 15:1.

## How do you bet the horn in craps?

A horn bet is split between 2, 3, 11 and 12—and is a single roll bet. A \$4 horn bet is \$1 on each number, so when 3 or 11 hits you get paid \$12 or 3 to 1 on your bet. This is because you lose \$1 on the 2, 11 and 12 and your bet stays up on the horn, so the dealer deducts \$3 from your 15-1 payoff and gives you \$12.

## What happens if you roll a 7 on your first roll?

An even money bet, made on the first roll of the dice (known as the “come out roll”). You win if a 7 or 11 roll, or lose if 2, 3, or 12 roll (known as “craps”). Any other number that rolls becomes the “point” and the point must roll again before a 7 to win.

## What happens when you roll a 12?

When 12 is rolled, it is a push. When 4,5,6,8,9 or 10 rolls, it is your point. You are betting that 7 will be rolled before the point. When a point is established, the bet will be placed behind that number.

## Why do you have to hit the back wall in craps?

A part of shooting the dice is hitting the back wall. The casinos want that because when the dice hit the back wall they think the game then becomes random–and for non-dice-controllers it certainly does. If the casino is not happy, they have the right to take the dice away and not let you shoot.

## How do you win at craps every time?

Every time you have a winning pass line bet, raise it 30 percent and take double odds. Every time a place bet hits, take another number until you have them all covered. After that, every time a place bet hits, press it about 30 to 40 percent.

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## What is the house edge in craps?

However, players make the Any 7 bet all the time during a craps game. They also bet on long-shot wagers like boxcars (12) and snake eyes (2), where the house takes an average of nearly 14-percent.

Craps House Edge.

Bet House Edge (Percent)
Lay 5 or 9 3.23
Lay 4 or 10 2.44
Field Bet 5.56
Any Craps 11.11